Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Bruges’ typical brown ale, matured 6 months in oak casks.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ulysse (286) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2014
Aroma suggests a sweet beverage. Light beer. Tastes somewhat like a diet soda. Not much carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
florent.janssens (202) - - DEC 28, 2014
Bière qui goûte un peu le sucre. Aucun arrière goût, ça s’arrête trop vite. Aucun intérêt.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mjik83 (871) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2015 33cl flesje via bierenzo.nl Alcoholpercentage van 5% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: donkerbruin, amper schuim Aroma en smaak: kandijsuiker, caramel, fruitig, zuurtje Conclusie: vind deze niet smakelijk, beetje cassis achtig

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (5492) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Taster @ Finest Brewery Shop, Brugge. Darker brown colour with a thick bubbly head. Has a sweet nose with a more soured taste at first, leading to a small sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (431) - FRANCE - NOV 8, 2014
Belle couleur brune avec des reflets rubis, limpide, mousse beige laissant une dentelle sur le verre. Nez fruité : cerise et pomme verte, malt, bois. Bouche très sucrée et légèrement acide, bois, cerise. Bien mais trop sucrée.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (6403) - Indiana, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs.). Bottle says 26/10/10, which I assume is its bottling date. Looks good for the style; a semi-transparent brown with foamy light beige head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells oaky, malty, and a little toasty with a touch of tartness. Tastes like it smells with a mildly sweet backbone and a medium-bodied mouthfeel and flavor that lingers on the tongue. I’d drink it again, but it’s underwhelming for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Flanfl (182) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Light brown color. Malty fruity aroma. Agrume and another fruit. Peach maybe. Fruity flavor, more peach. Ok beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radzik5555 (572) - Gdynia, POLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Butelka 0.33L
Wygląd: Ciemnomiedziane, klarowne. Piana jasnokremowa, średnioobfita, drobnopęcherzykowa, średniotrwała.
Aromat: Lekko kwaśny, chlebowy, delikatny, owocowy, kwaśne wiśnie.
Smak: Lekko kwaśne, chlebowe, wiśnie, czereśnie.
Odczucie: Nasycenie CO2 średnie, ciało niskie+, faktura kremowa.
Całość: Przyjemne, orzeźwiające, owocowe, bardzo pijalne. W smaku lepsze niż w aromacie, w którym jest zbyt delikatne. Kwaśność niska ale wyczuwalna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (403) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is dark brown to black and has a small cream colored head, with average Co2 level. In the aroma are tones noticable of dark fruits, spices, chocolate and a little red wine. The taste is a sweet to change in a light bitterness from the spices. Also tones of red port and red fruits. The finish is sharp and a little bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mike_77 (3794) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2014
It’s got a strange herbal and almost savoury aroma that’s quite off putting. It’s less-so in the flavour where there’s a touch of fruitiness. It’s not particularly tart. Cherry stones in the background.

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